Thursday, June 20, 2024

Human Rights

Iran Releases Prominent Human Rights Activist Narges Mohammadi

Narges Mohammadi, a prominent human rights activist jailed for "acting against Iran’s national security" has been released from prison after 8.5 years.

Iran, 25 Other Countries Urge Removal of US Sanctions amid Pandemic

Iran and 25 other nations have called for the immediate lifting of sanctions by the United States and other Western countries to ensure an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Iran to Prosecute 45 Americans over Their Role in Medical Sanctions

The Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights has drawn up a list for the prosecution of dozens of American nationals engaged in the US sanctions against the people of Iran.

Iran Berates Europe for Interference under Pretext of Rights Violations

Iran’s ambassador to the UN headquarters in Geneva has lashed out at certain Western governments, especially those in Europe, for interfering in other countries’ affairs under the pretext of human rights violations.

Official Blasts EU for Joint Statement on Iran’s Human Rights Situation

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Saeed Khatibzadeh has slammed the European Union’s unacceptable move to issue a joint statement against Iran at the Human Rights Council.

Iran Says Guardian Trying to ‘Blackwash’ Its Human Rights Situation

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has rejected the recent reports published by the Guardian newspaper, saying it is quite clear why such custom-tailored reports try to blackwash the situation of human rights in Iran, especially at this juncture.

US State Terrorism Continues in Air, on Ground, at Sea: Iran

Iranian Minister of Culture Seyyed Abbas Salehi has described the US jet fighters’ interception of an Iranian passenger plane over the Syrian airspace as the latest instance of Washington’s “state-sponsored terrorism”.

Iran Hails UN Report on Gen. Soleimani’s Killing, Raps US Reaction

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has commended a new report by UN Special Rapporteur on Extra-Judicial Executions Agnes Callamard regarding the US' January assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, criticizing the US for its impudent reaction to the report.

US ‘Deliberately’ Downed Iranian Airliner in 1988: Foreign Ministry

Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the United States “deliberately” shot down the Airbus A300-B2 plane belonging to Iran’s flag carrier Iran Air in 1988, which killed all the 290 on board.

Iran Condemns UN’s ‘Biased’ Human Rights Resolution

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has condemned the adoption of a resolution on the human rights situation in Iran at the 43rd meeting of the UN Human Rights Council.

Iranian Doctor Back Home after Being Released from US Prison

An Iranian doctor who had been imprisoned for several months in the United States has returned home after being released.
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Iran Urges US to Stop Violence, Let Americans Breathe

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has called on American officials and police to stop violence against their own people and let the US nation “breathe”.

US Revealing Its Ugly Face by Cracking Down on Anti-Racism Protests: Iran

A senior Iranian military official has hit out at the United States for discriminating against the people of colour as well as its police brutality.

Iranian People Hold Vigil for George Floyd

A group of Iranian people have held a candlelight vigil for the Black American man, George Floyd, who was killed by the US police.

Iran Condemns Killing of Black Americans

The Islamic Republic of Iran has denounced the deadly racial profiling in the United States, urging Washington to stop suppressing the suffering Americans.

Iranian Mothers Can Now Pass Nationality to Children

Iran has approved the bylaws of the legislation that grants permanent citizenship to children born to Iranian mothers and foreign fathers.

Zarif Raps US for Refusing to Grant Medical Furlough to Iranian Inmates

Iran’s foreign minister has lambasted the United States for refusing to grant medical furlough to several Iranian scientists held in US prisons without any charges despite an outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

‘Iranian Nation Biggest Victim of Gross Violations of Human Rights’

The Islamic Republic of Iran's High Council for Human Rights says the Iranian nation is the biggest victim of blatant violation of human rights by the US and Europe.

Iran Rejects US’ Report on Its Human Rights Situation

Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has rejected the US State Department’s annual report on Iran’s human rights situation, describing it as invalid.

UNGA Condemns Myanmar’s Abuse of Rohingya Muslims

The UN General Assembly has, in a resolution, strongly condemned Myanmar’s human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture, rape and deaths in detention.

Iran Condemns UNGA’s Human Rights Resolution

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has condemned as “biased and politically-motivated” the latest resolution that the UN General Assembly has adopted on the situation of human rights in Iran.

Iran Says Advocacy for Human Rights Doesn’t Fit in with US

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the dark record of the United States in violating human rights strips the country of the right to criticize others for such breaches.

Iran’s Judiciary Refutes UNHCHR Allegations on Recent Unrest

The Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights has dismissed the “bogus” allegations that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has recently made against the Islamic Republic over the recent riots in the country.

Iran Raps EU Foreign Policy Chief’s Human Rights Statement

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic has denounced a biased statement made by the incoming High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on the status of human rights in Iran.

Eminent Singer Cancels Turkey Concert in Solidarity with Kurds

Iranian virtuoso musician Shahram Nazeri has canceled a concert in Turkey’s Konya in deference to the Kurdish people of Syria affected by a Turkish military operation.

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